[mythtv-users] OT: unreliable firmware load after cold boot

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Jul 18 01:35:45 UTC 2012

On 07/17/2012 05:25 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 8:34 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> ....
>> I have had a similar problem with a Hauppauge 2250 card. The card requires
>> that the modules be loaded in a particular order, as the later module relies
>> upon the existence of the firmware of the earlier modules. But the computer
>> generally fails to use the correct order on boot.
> Depending on the details, it is sometimes possible to create
> an /etc/modprobe.d/<something>.conf which uses install or
> softdep to achieve ordering.  That presumes, of course, your
> drivers are otherwise well behaved (not all all).

Once I got the order correct, which took a little combinatorial 
experimentatoin, the modules are reasonably well behaved.
But getting it right requires removing them first as detailed in the 
post. I don't know exactly *what* you can do in a conf file. My 
impression is that it is very limited.


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